Racial Discrimination

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In many communities, the practice of racial profiling and ethnic discrimination is still commonplace. RAND studies have shown the effects of ethnic and racial discrimination on health care utilization, children's mental health, job markets, and sports, as well as in police departments, where racial profiling prevention training is now common.

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    The economics of housing segregation

    An attempt to separate the causes of observed segregation of nonwhites in U.S. cities into socioeconomic differences and prejudice. The major hypothesis tested is that residential segregation is socioeconomic in character, i.e., is attributable to wh...

    Jan 1, 1965

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    The effects of the ghetto on the distribution and level of nonwhite employment in urban areas

    An analysis of the effect of discrimination in the housing market on the distribution and level of nonwhite employment in urban areas. The hypotheses evaluated are that racial segregation in the housing market: (1) affects the distribution of nonwhit...

    Jan 1, 1965

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    Shawn David Bushway

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in public policy analysis and political economy, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in mathematics, University of Notre Dame

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    Shamena Anwar

    Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, Yale University; B.A. in economics, UC Berkeley

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    Lawrence M. Hanser

    Senior Behavioral Scientist
    Education Ph.D. and M.S. in psychology, Iowa State University; B.A. in psychology, Marquette University

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    David J. Klein

    Statistical Analyst
    Education M.S. in biometry, University of Southern California; B.S. in statistical science, University of California, Santa Barbara

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    Eddie Lopez III

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in astronautical engineering, United States Air Force Academy

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    Matthew Mizel

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in social welfare, UC Los Angeles; M.S.W in social welfare, UC Los Angeles; A.B. in psychology, Stanford University

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    Molly M. Simmons

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education A.B. in anthropology, Harvard University; Ph.D. in health policy and management, Johns Hopkins University

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    Thomas E. Trail

    Behavioral Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in social psychology, Princeton University; B.S. in psychology, Virginia Tech

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    Jhacova Williams

    Associate Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, Louisiana State University; M.S. in economics, Louisiana State University; M.S. in applied mathematics, University of Maryland-College Park; B.S. in mathematics, Xavier University of Louisiana